The crystal clear, cobalt blue water of North Lake Tahoe is nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, and resides partially in California and partially in Nevada. This inviting area is less than one hour from Reno and offers both a rustic natural experience as well as luxurious amenities. North Lake Tahoe is a year-round playground. From skiing to swimming, thrill seeking to relaxing, you will find everything you desire in a mountain lake vacation, right here.
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Hiking or mountain biking in North Lake Tahoe is one of the most amazing experience you can have while here. There are numerous trails from which to chose. Expect snowy trails from late Autumn through Spring, but all trails are open for adventure year round and visitors continually rave about the scenery at every point along the way.
A guide to the trails in the area can be found here, however we've hit a few highlights for you:
This park offers everything for the outdoor adventurer! North Tahoe Regional Park includes public beaches such as Secline Beach, a boat launch area in Speedboat Beach. The Pinedrop Bike Trail, cross-country ski trails, hiking trails, picnic areas, camping and playgrounds are also in abundance. Take your four-legged best friend along on the Tree Top Adventure Course, an off-leash dog park along with some ski areas that are dog friendly.
Lake Tahoe's "original raft company" offers an amazing experience for the entire family. Kids as young as 2 years old are welcome to raft (ages 2-5 are free!). You begin in Tahoe City and end at the River Ranch Restaurant. A shuttle returns you to the beginning. A rafting trip typically lasts 2-4 hours but there is no time limit. Many options are available, as well as group rates. Note: Truckee River Rafting is not open in winter, so you will want to verify on their website exact dates, and view all other useful information.
North Lake Tahoe offers you many choices should you desire a day of pampering. After a day on the slopes or shopping, you may want to treat your skin to a renewing facial, or just let every muscle melt under a hot stone massage. These great spas are located in Tahoe City, near the lake. Each features an array of services and pricing to suit your desires. Hint: Consider booking a reservation before your trip to ensure your massage table is waiting for you!
North Lake Tahoe is full of quiet cafes, unique lakeside eateries, breweries, gastropubs and fine dining establishments. Check out a few of these dining options below:
Because it is hard to pick just a few, here are more delicious suggestions:
You have a fantastic place to stay in one of the most amazing places on the planet! Why leave? If you desire to "dine at home" in your relaxing rental, simply bring the restaurant to you!
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Within close range of your rental are hundreds of slopes waiting for you to swish down! Many slopes offer night skiing, and all have great places to eat, lessons and ski shops as well as rentals for all the equipment you need.
Keep in mind, most ski resorts offer multi-lift packages, which means you can often get access to more than one resort with your purchase of a multi-day lift ticket, and, most places offer the option to buy lift tickets online before you go.
A few places to ski in the North Lake Tahoe area:
At the end of your ski day, head to the Le Chamois ("The Chammy") at Squaw Valley's old Olympic House, for drinks! According to the Apres Ski Guide this is "one of the most iconic bars on the continent." Well known Olympic skiers have made this their last stop after a full day of skiing.
Whether you are near the lake or up in the mountains, spectacular views and memorable adventures are the signature of North Lake Tahoe. Fantastic food, libation and relaxation are here for the taking.We look forward to having you!